Quality Assurance Statement
The U.S. Department of Transportation provides high-quality information to serve Government, industry, and the public in a manner that promotes public understanding. Standards and policies are used to ensure and maximize the quality, objectivity, utility, and integrity of its information. USDOT periodically reviews quality issues and adjusts its programs and processes to ensure continuous quality improvements.
The U.S. Government does not endorse products or manufacturers. Trademarks or manufacturer's names appear in this report only because they are considered essential to the objective of the document.